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Please continue to remember our readers who are facing health challenges, especially Mr. Albert Moore who is receiving loving care and attention from his wife, Mrs. Lucy Moore and staff at Lackey Hospital, Mrs. Naomi Williams at MS Care Center in Morton, Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell (Mary) Nichols, Sisters Maria and Obdulia, Angel Martinez, Mrs.
The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center September 12 - September 19. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
George Arthur Carr, 39, 806 Willis St, Forest MS, Trespassing, Hold for Investigation.
MORTON - Iva Lavada Rogers was born in the Forkville community of Scott County on September 14, 1942. She passed away on September 20, 2019 at the MS Care Center of Morton at the age of 77.
Pursuant to the abandoned Motor Vehicle Act, House Bill 221, Laws of 1970, and House Bill 1092, Laws of 1995, the following vehicles will be sold:
(1) 2002 Buick Century
(2) 2011 Chevrolet Impala LT
The work on resurfacing Hwy 80 through Forest is in full gear, and while the roadwork is causing traffic congestion and delays the end result is long overdue. While the work is moving along, the bridge repairs on the Hwy 35 railway overpass have still not started, and has no scheduled start date.
The Mississippi Department of Education released its unofficial accountability results for the 2018-2019 school year Tuesday. These results assign an annual letter grade for both school districts as a whole, and individual schools within each district.
The first ever Mississippi Lottery tickets are expected to go on sell at all member retailers on December 1. The Mississippi Lottery Commission (MLC) announced that the December 1 opening day will include scratch-off lottery tickets only, with Powerball and Mega Millions tickets expected to begin sales in the first quarter of 2020.
Forest Public Library Branch Manager Dianne McLaurin is pictured receiving two 2019 book drive donations. Drew Kenna is presenting the check on behalf of Bank of Forest, and Janet Culpepper is presenting the check on behalf of the Forest Lions Club.